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star this property date less than 2014-10-06more like thismore than 2014-10-06
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Young Offenders: Restraint Techniques more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the techniques described in section 6 of volume 5 of the Minimising and Managing Physical Restraint training manual, dealing with the restraint of children under escort, have been subject to independent assessment by medical and childcare experts. more like this
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Baroness Stern more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p>Section 6 (now section 14) of volume 5 of the Minimising and Managing Physical Restraint (MMPR) Manual about escorting a young person under restraint has been risk assessed and approved by the Restraint Advisory Board (RAB), a panel made up of leading independent medical and behaviour management experts. The risk assessment was also reviewed and informed by a separate Independent Medical Expert.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Faulks more like this
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less than 2014-10-23T15:57:59.4805939Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-23T15:57:59.4805939Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Faulks more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Stern more like this
92411
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-06more like thismore than 2014-10-06
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Young Offenders: Restraint Techniques more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what proportion of staff authorised to use the minimising and managing physical restraint system have been trained in managing medical emergencies which might arise during the restraint of children. more like this
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Baroness Stern more like this
star this property uin HL1973 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p /> <p>The Government is clear that restraint should only ever be used against young people as a last resort where it is absolutely necessary to do so and where no other form of intervention is possible or appropriate. Use of restraint is closely monitored in the youth secure estate.</p><p> </p><p>Minimising and Managing Physical Restraint (MMPR) training provides staff with knowledge about recognising which health conditions are associated with an increased risk of harm to a young person during physical restraint, what symptoms and signs should be monitored during restraint, and actions to take should such symptoms occur. MMPR training also instructs staff on how to deal with a medical emergency should one arise during restraint.</p><p> </p><p>In addition, all custody officers in Secure Training Centres receive first aid training as part of their initial training course. In Young Offender Institutions all custodial managers must be trained in first aid.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Faulks more like this
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less than 2014-10-23T16:00:42.4927231Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-23T16:00:42.4927231Z
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4183
star this property label Biography information for Lord Faulks more like this
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2475
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Stern more like this
92412
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-06more like thismore than 2014-10-06
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Young Offenders: Restraint Techniques more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have obtained legal advice about whether the use of pain induction techniques in the minimising and managing physical restraint system is compatible with the United Kingdom’s obligations under the European Convention on Human Rights and the Convention on the Rights of the Child; and, if so, when such advice was received. more like this
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Baroness Stern more like this
star this property uin HL1974 more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p>The Government is clear that restraint should only ever be used as a last resort where it is absolutely necessary to do so and where no other form of intervention is possible or appropriate. Use of restraint is closely monitored in the youth secure estate.</p><p>Legal advice was obtained throughout the development of Minimising and Managing Physical Restraint. The requirements of the Convention on the Rights of the Child together with all other requirements of international, domestic and common law are taken into account by the Government in determining its policy and practice of the use of restraint in the under-18 secure estate.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Faulks more like this
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less than 2014-10-23T16:21:50.5729637Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-23T16:21:50.5729637Z
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4183
star this property label Biography information for Lord Faulks more like this
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2475
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Stern more like this
93750
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star this property date less than 2014-10-16more like thismore than 2014-10-16
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept id 26 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property hansard heading Working Conditions more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what steps his Department plans to take to ensure that companies are held responsible for labour conditions throughout their supply chains. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Hall Green more like this
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Mr Roger Godsiff more like this
star this property uin 210900 more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p>Companies are held accountable by investors, consumers and civil society as well as governments for the way in which they conduct their operations, including labour conditions, and how they report on their actions in this regard.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Since October 2013, quoted companies have been required to provide information in their Annual Report about social, community and human rights issues, including information about any policies of the company in relation to those matters and the effectiveness of those policies.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The Department has negotiated at the European level to strengthen current human rights disclosure requirements and make them more specific. Provisions have now been agreed that will apply across all EU Member States from 2017 to large quoted companies and Public Interest Entities. My Department will shortly be consulting on the transposition of these measures into UK law.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Additional disclosure requirements will be introduced in the Modern Slavery Bill. Big businesses will have to publicly state each year what action they have taken to ensure their supply chains are slavery free. This requirement goes further than any similar legislation in the world by applying to businesses regardless of the nature of a company or what it supplies, whether goods or services.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>In September 2013, the UK was the first country to publish a National Action Plan implementing the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights. The Action Plan underlines the duty of businesses to respect the human rights of their employees and those in their supply chains. My Department is taking action to develop guidance for businesses reporting on this obligation, beginning with the retail sector.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p>In order to toughen up our enforcement of the National Minimum Wage my Department has made it simpler to name and shame employers that break the law on the National Minimum Wage and has increased the financial penalty that employers pay for breaking the law from 50 per cent to 100 per cent of the unpaid wages owed to workers. The maximum penalty has also increased from £5,000 to £20,000 and will be applied per worker not per firm.</p>
star this property answering member constituency East Dunbartonshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Jo Swinson more like this
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less than 2014-10-23T16:23:04.021098Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-23T16:23:04.021098Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jo Swinson more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Roger Godsiff more like this
99955
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star this property date less than 2014-10-20more like thismore than 2014-10-20
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Work Programme more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answer of 15 October 2014 to Question 209722, how many work programme participants he expects to be surveyed in the evaluation he has commissioned; and what criteria he has set out for selecting those participants. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Ham more like this
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Stephen Timms more like this
star this property uin 211191 more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p /> <p>The department has commissioned a comprehensive evaluation of the Work Programme conducted by independent researchers which includes large scale participant surveys. In summer/autumn 2012 a national telephone survey that was representative of those joining the programme at that time was conducted with over 4,700 participants between six and nine months into their Work Programme journey; a follow-up survey of over 1,800 of the same participants was conducted in early 2014 when respondents had completed the two-year programme period.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wirral West more like this
star this property answering member printed Esther McVey more like this
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less than 2014-10-23T12:41:37.0786375Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-23T12:41:37.0786375Z
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star this property label Biography information for Esther McVey more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Stephen Timms more like this
92938
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star this property date less than 2014-10-13more like thismore than 2014-10-13
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Department for Energy and Climate Change more like this
star this property answering dept id 63 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Energy and Climate Change more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Energy and Climate Change more like this
star this property hansard heading Wind Power more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, how many wind turbines were erected in each of the last five years; and how many of those turbines have had to be repaired. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Strangford more like this
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Jim Shannon more like this
star this property uin 210256 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p>The Department does not hold information on when individual wind turbines were constructed and installed, nor on repair and maintenance of wind farm developments.</p><p>It does however hold records of wind farm developments becoming fully operational and the number of turbines associated with those developments. This information is found on the Renewable Energy Planning Database (REPD):</p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/renewable-energy-planning-data" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/renewable-energy-planning-data</a></p><p>For reference, the following shows the number of wind turbines generating in wind farm developments that have become fully operational in the 5 years to the end of 2013:</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td> </td><td><p><strong><em>Onshore Wind</em></strong></p></td><td><p><strong><em>Offshore Wind</em></strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2009</p></td><td><p>271</p></td><td><p>103</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2010</p></td><td><p>292</p></td><td><p>130</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2011</p></td><td><p>274</p></td><td><p>51</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012</p></td><td><p>657</p></td><td><p>309</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2013</p></td><td><p>683</p></td><td><p>279</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p><em>Source: REPD, August 2014</em></p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Hastings and Rye more like this
star this property answering member printed Amber Rudd more like this
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less than 2014-10-23T13:18:44.2821391Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-23T13:18:44.2821391Z
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star this property label Biography information for Amber Rudd more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Jim Shannon more like this
93816
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star this property date less than 2014-10-16more like thismore than 2014-10-16
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Western Sahara more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, whether he has instructed HM Ambassador in Rabat to investigate the matter of the mistreatment of the UK citizen, Joanna Allen. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ceredigion more like this
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Mr Mark Williams more like this
star this property uin 210910 more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p>Ms Allan visited the British Embassy in Rabat on 25 April and spoke to consular staff there. The Embassy explained that they could not intervene with the Moroccan authorities regarding her alleged surveillance by the Moroccan police. If Ms Allan wishes to send a letter of complaint through our Embassy in Rabat they will pass it on to the relevant authorities.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Bournemouth East more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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less than 2014-10-23T14:58:38.4833167Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-23T14:58:38.4833167Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Mark Williams more like this
93808
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star this property date less than 2014-10-16more like thismore than 2014-10-16
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept id 13 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property hansard heading Weed Control more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment she has made of the effectiveness of Schedule 9 to the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 in controlling the spread of (a) Japanese knotweed and (b) other non-native plant species. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Newcastle upon Tyne East more like this
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Mr Nicholas Brown more like this
star this property uin 210844 more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p>Listing species on Schedule 9 is just one measure, adopted in line with the GB Invasive Non-Native Species Strategy, used to tackle the establishment and spread of invasive non-native plants. The GB Strategy is currently in the process of being reviewed. However, without the restrictions provided by section 14(2) of the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981, it would be legal to plant, or cause to grow in the wild, those species listed on the Schedule, including Japanese knotweed and Himalayan balsam.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North Cornwall more like this
star this property answering member printed Dan Rogerson more like this
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less than 2014-10-23T12:07:04.5005024Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-23T12:07:04.5005024Z
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star this property label Biography information for Dan Rogerson more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Nicholas Brown more like this
100009
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star this property date less than 2014-10-20more like thismore than 2014-10-20
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Unemployed People: Travel more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what financial assistance is given to help young people on benefits with the travel costs associated with attending job interviews. more like this
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Lord Roberts of Llandudno more like this
star this property uin HL2224 more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p /> <p>All Jobcentre Plus District Managers have access to the Flexible Support Fund, that they can use to supplement mainstream services and to tailor support to the needs of individuals and the local area. A proportion of this fund will be spent by their Work Services Teams on discretionary awards to individual claimants, which could include helping with travel costs to attend job interviews.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Freud more like this
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less than 2014-10-23T15:06:09.3638452Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-23T15:06:09.3638452Z
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3893
star this property label Biography information for Lord Freud more like this
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3691
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Roberts of Llandudno more like this
99912
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star this property date less than 2014-10-20more like thismore than 2014-10-20
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Department for International Development more like this
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Turkey more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what assistance her Department has offered Syrian Kurds in exile in Turkey. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Londonderry more like this
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Mr Gregory Campbell more like this
star this property uin 211186 more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p>Since the start of the Syria crisis, DFID has allocated £24.2 million to support Syrian refugees in Turkey. DFID has also responded to the urgent needs of the newly arrived Syrian refugees fleeing ISIL advances on Kobane, working with the relevant authorities and our partners to provide mattresses, non-food items and shelter for the most needy families. We stand ready to respond positively should further aid be needed.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency New Forest West more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Desmond Swayne more like this
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less than 2014-10-23T16:46:38.1333849Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-23T16:46:38.1333849Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Desmond Swayne more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Gregory Campbell more like this